By submitting below, I certify that I am 18 years of age or older, a legally recognized female, and that I am of exemplary character. I understand that all monies paid to Beneath the Crown LLC / U. S. American Woman are non-refundable, unless approved in writing by state director, and returned checks will incur a fee of $40. I agree to accept the terms as explained in the pageant handbook and understand the policies set forth. Contestants hereby release and forever discharge Beneath the Crown LLC / U. S. American Woman, its directors, employees, volunteers and staff from any and all claims and demands arising from damages or liabilities due to theft, accident, loss or injury resulting from participation in the U. S. American Woman National. All contestants and their associates agree not to sue the organization, its directors individually, its employees, volunteers or staff for any claim for damages or liability. I agree to abide by all of the rules and regulations set forth by Beneath the Crown LLC / U. S. American Woman Pageant. I agree that I am free of any legal issues and do not have a criminal history. By signing below, I am certifying that I have read and agreed to all rules which, are published on the organization’s website, handbook, and applications provided.